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Arbor Day Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

If I nominate someone now, when will I hear back if we won?

The Arbor Day Foundation holds judging at the end of January, the results of the judging will be mailed to nominees by the 2nd week of February.

How much time does a winner have to plan for the trip?

Shortly after the winner is notified we will be in contact with you to help book flights, hotels and transportation to and from the airport.

If I win an Award from the Arbor Day Foundation what will I receive?

Winners will receive an honorary plaque, an invitation to attend Arbor Day weekend at the beautiful Lied Lodge and Conference Center, a tour of Arbor Day Farm in Nebraska City, and an experience of a lifetime.

If I win where is the nearest airport?

You can either fly into Lincoln or Omaha airports both are approximately 1 hour away, but there are more flights available in to Omaha, Nebraska.

Can I bring my family to the awards weekend?

Yes you are welcome to bring along your family or anyone who you wish to share the experience with.

Who attends The Arbor Day Foundations Awards weekend?

The awards weekend provides a unique opportunity for winners to network and meet an array of individuals who are also committed to environmental stewardship. Our guests have included state foresters, government agents, award winners, and representatives from major corporations.

Can I nominate someone for more than one award?

Yes, several times nominees can fall under more than one category.

Who should I contact if I have questions?

The Programs Department at the Arbor Day Foundation: Lindsay Strizek, lstrizek@arborday.org